Pork Roast with Cranberries

Sweet dried cranberries and cranberry juice cocktail give a fabulous flavor to this pork roast that's slow cooked for a delicious dinner.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 9 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
(2 1/2-lb.) boneless pork shoulder roast, trimmed of fat
1
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
teaspoon shredded orange peel
1/2
cup cranberry juice cocktail
2
tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 Place pork roast in 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine cranberries, broth, orange peel and 1/4 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail; mix well. Pour over roast.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours.
  • 4 To serve, place roast on serving platter; cover with foil to keep warm. Pour juices from slow cooker into medium saucepan; if necessary, skim off any fat.
  • 5 In small bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail and cornstarch; blend well. Stir into juices in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly and thickened. Serve with pork roast. Garnish with shredded orange peel if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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